Home Healthcare

 

Home Healthcare is a wide range of health care services given in a person’s home upon being discharged from a hospital or health care facility. Our Home Healthcare team can assist with In-Home Therapy, Home Medical Equipment, Home or Vehicle Modification, Personal Care, Companion Services and Nursing care. We also extend our services to various residential settings, schools, workplaces and community settings.

Home Care

Home Care

Home Care supports person’s served with complex medical, clinical and psycho-social needs that have difficulty caring for themselves, and helps them live independently in their homes. Home care is also a great alternative to a Long Term Care facility, access to which is usually followed by long wait times. Having a home first approach offers an individual the opportunity to delay a decision about a Long Term Care facility.  We are committed to the needs of the person we serve and their family members and strive to develop trusting relationships with everyone we meet. 

Who Can Enroll?

  • Persons with complex medical, clinical and psycho-social needs that have difficulty caring for themselves
  • Persons waiting for a Long Term Care facility

Services

Companion Services

If you need a little extra assistance to attend a doctor’s appointment, mall outing, or an unplanned trip, Health Bound is able to provide assistance to you or your loved one.  Health Bound even has caregivers available to you should you want some company, someone to participate in a hobby with you, take care of your pets, or someone to play a board game with. 

Caregiver Relief

If you are providing care to one of your family members or a loved one, Health Bound can help alleviate some of the stress by providing a few hours a day or continuous care allowing you to tend to other personal affairs or engagements.

Homemaking

We are able to provide assistance to you should you require help with the day-to-day upkeep of your household, such as laundry, cleaning and preparing meals.

Nursing

Our nurses are able to help you with administering medications, dressing changes, IV therapy, chronic disease management and serious injury care.

Personal Care
If you need assistance with your everyday activities, such as bathing, dressing or grooming, Health Bound is able to provide personal support to you our your loved one.


Relevant Links

National Association for Home Care and Hospice
http://www.nahc.org/

Long Term Care Planning Network
http://www.ltcplanningnetwork.com/

Canadian Caregivers Coalition
http://www.ccc-ccan.ca/

Home Therapy

Home Therapy

Home Therapy supports persons with complex injuries that are unable to participate in clinic-based therapy due to their injuries. If your injuries limit your mobility, our multidisciplinary health care team will devise a Treatment Plan to suit your needs, and will provide the care needed in the comfort of your home. 

Who Can Enroll?

  • Persons whose injuries limit their mobility and are unable to partake in a clinic-based rehabilitation program.

Services

  • Physiotherapy
  • Chiropractic care
  • Massage Therapy
  • Acupuncture
  • Rehabilitation Therapy
  • Active Exercise Therapy
  • Social Worker Counseling and Services
  • Mental Health Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Speech and Language Therapy

Relevant Links

Ontario Chiropractic Association
http://www.chiropractic.on.ca/

Ontario Physiotherapy Association
http://www.opa.on.ca/

Registered Massage Therapists’ Association of Ontario
http://www.omta.com/

Canadian Contemporary Acupuncture Association
http://www.contemporaryacupuncture.ca/index.php

Ontario Association of Social Workers
http://www.oasw.org/

Ontario Society of Occupational Therapists
http://www.osot.on.ca/eng/default.asp

Home Medical Equipment & Assistive Devices

Home Medical Equipment & Assistive Devices

Home Medical Equipment and Assistive Devices help to increase a person’s residual capabilities by increasing mobility, freedom and independence. The devices Health Bound provides can range from installing grab bars and raised toilet seats to set-up of power wheelchairs and stairway lifts.  If you are interested in an item you do not see listed below, please contact us for further assistance.

Orthopaedic Support
Custom Made Orthotics
Compression Hosiery
Orthopaedic Shoes

Custom Made Braces
Knee
Ankle
Elbow
Wrist

Therapy / Exercise Products
TENS / Muscle Stimulator Dual Combo Unit
Neoprene Dumbbells
Theraband
Stability Ball
Medicine Ball
Balance Board
Exercise Mat

Positioning Devices/Aids
Back/Neck/Wrist Supports
Seat Supports
Braces, splints & slings
Pillows

Mobility / Ambulation Aids
Reachers
Canes
Crutches
Walkers
Rollators
Recliner Chairs
Wheelchairs / Wheelchair Accessories
Power Wheel Chairs
Stair Lifts
Porch Lift / Ramps

Bedroom
Bed Railings
Hospital Beds, Mattresses
Pillows / Cushions

Bathroom Safety
Bath Mats
Bath Benches
Bathroom Grab Bars and Safety Rails
Commodes
Raised Toilet Seats
Shower Heads

Home Modification

Home Modification

Home Modification involves adapting a home so that a person with disabilities can perform the activities of daily living as safely and comfortably as possible, while maintaining some degree of independence.  The type of modification required will depend on the nature of the individual's disabilities and the physical set-up of the home.  An In-Home Assessment will be done prior to any modifications to determine the needs of the person served.

Benefits of Home Modifications

  • Increase mobility and the ability to perform the daily tasks of living.
  • Build confidence and encourage as much independence as is appropriate.
  • Eliminate safety concerns.
  • Increase quality of life and everyday comfort.

Types of Home Modifications

  • Bathroom — accessibility, safety, hand-holds and grab bars.
  • Hallways — widen for greater mobility for the wheelchair bound.
  • Grab bars — can be installed in most common areas, such as a bathroom, kitchen and bedroom or places where standing may be difficult.
  • Kitchen — stovetop modifications, high reach equipment and storage solutions.
  • Bedrooms — beds, seating and closet modifications.
  • Stairs — lifts, and ramps.
  • Entrances — widen doors, adapt hardware, lower peep-holes
  • Lifts/Slings — getting in and out of bed, chairs or where assistance is needed.
  • Garage — storage, entry ramps, door openers and light switch adaptations
  • Lighting — brighter, dimmer, more accessible or timed, remote control devices, etc.

 
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